How Hard Is the Water in Jacksonville FL?

Do you live in Jacksonville FL? Our team performs hundreds of water tests per year on both municipal and private well water supplies. We have a clear understanding of the challenges associated with Jacksonville FL hard water and we know how to fix it!

What is Hard Water?

The aquifer that supplies Jacksonville FL is a limestone aquifer and limestone is the source of hardness minerals. Limestone is comprised of calcium and magnesium compounds and if left untreated they will deposit into your homes plumbing system causing damage. Also, the formation of white scale and water spots is a byproduct of hard water that will cover any surface area. These hard water spots are hard to clean.

Jacksonville FL Hard Water Levels

Jacksonville Fl hard water measures very high in total water hardness. Our area has the highest hard water levels in the State of Florida. A water softener in Jacksonville FL will remove the destructive hardness minerals before they enter your homes plumbing system. Water softeners use a simple process called ion exchange to remove these harmful minerals.

Water Hardness Ranges for Jacksonville FL in Grains Per Gallon (GPG): “Very Hard” is 7 GPG to 10.5 GPG


Northside/Dames Point Bridge to Nassau County                         Water Hardness:   14 GPG to 23 GPG
Arlington/Monument/Regency                                                        Water Hardness:   14 GPG to 26 GPG      
Kernan/Atlantic/ Hodges/ San Pablo                                               Water Hardness:   17 GPG to 21 GPG
Baymeadows/ Madarin/ San Marco                                                Water Hardness:   21 GPG to 26 GPG

Very Hard Water has hardness ranging from 7-10.5 GPG of hardness according to the Water Quality Association

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